Appeared in four games…helped block as FSU produced a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver in the same game for the first time in more than two years and posted season-high 485 yards of total offense during 38-17 victory vs. Wake Forest…helped offense manufacture 454 yards of total offense in 36-26 win vs. Samford…also saw action vs. No. 2 Clemson and No. 13 Florida.
Missed entire 2017 season due to injury
Logged crucial time contributing to the scout team.
Nation’s top center prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports and a consensus four-star player from Lake Gibson High School…rated the No. 6 player in Florida and No. 29 overall prospect in the nation by ESPN…ranked the seventh-best player in the state and No. 45 player overall by Rivals…tabbed No. 7 prep star in Florida and No. 71 overall prospect by 247Sports…Scout’s 89th-ranked prospect in the nation and second-best center…named the Florida Athletic Coaches Association District 13 Player of the Year and a first-team all-district selection as a senior in 2015…described as very athletic for a player of his size, making him effective at pulling as a blocker and able to play multiple positions…played center while snapping to quarterback Malik Henry as a member of Team Highlight in the 2016 Under Armour All-America Game, holding his own against some of the best defensive line prospects in the nation and leading his squad to a 27-0 victory…collected MVP honors at the Nike opening regional camp in Orlando in 2015 and was invited to Nike’s ‘The Opening’ in Beaverton, Ore….grabbed MVP honors at the 2015 Miami Nike Camp and 2015 Miami Rivals Camp…a lifelong Florida State fan, he chose FSU over Florida, Kentucky, Miami and Mississippi State among several offers…born on April 11,1997…majoring in social science education.